May 26, 2022
WELD 114W - Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc WeldingCredits: 8
Instructional Contact Hours: 8
Discusses Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) safety, welding terms and definitions, welding electronics, and welding joints. Includes laboratory exercises in groove welds in fixed positions.
Lecture Hours: 60 Lab Hours: 60
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Outcomes and Objectives
- Understand the theory of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
- Realize the significance of this welding process in manufacturing and industry
- Identify the primary considerations in the use of this welding process.
- Chemical, metallurgical, electrical, and physical properties.
- Discuss relationships with other welding processes.
- Demonstrate appropriate safety practices and procedures.
- Realize the value of the use of safety equipment.
- Identify proper protective equipment.
- Apply safety procedures in all laboratory activities.
- Demonstrate appropriate equipment operation.
- Realize the importance of proper equipment set-up.
- Apply proper procedures when setting up equipment.
- Develop, read, and follow a welding specification/procedure document.
- Realize the importance of following the procedure
- Define and explain appropriate welding terms.
- Apply the procedure when making a specific weld.
- Demonstrate proper techniques to complete a 3G and 4G weld on 3/8” carbon steel plate.
- Realize the value of proper body positioning, visual factors, material prep and positioning, and tacking.
- Apply tack welds, root passes, filler passes, and cover passes in accordance with AWS D1.1 standards.
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